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Next five-year plan for economic growth

Next five-year plan for economic growth

Economists have predicted that the Pakistan’s economic growth in the present fiscal year is expected to hit a 9-year low, dipping to approximately 2.9 percent, adding that looming balance of payment shortage, cut in development expenditures, monetary tightening and depreciation in the local currency …

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IMF Bailout package… cure or curse?

IMF Bailout package… cure or curse?

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Harald Finger visited Islamabad from November 7-20, 2018 to initiate discussions on a financial arrangement with the IMF requested by the Pakistani authorities to support their economic reform program. Discussions will continue …

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Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Ever looming balance of payment crisis in Pakistan

Faced with an immediate balance of payment (BoP) crisis, the incumbent government headed by Imran Khan is working on a multi-pronged strategy, simultaneously approaching both friendly countries and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for BoP support. While initially sparking a wave …

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Pakistan stock market at a crossroad

Pakistan stock market at a crossroad

Inconclusive IMF talks have extended market uncertainty, but a lack of definitive bearish movement indicates money managers are paying due attention to eventual money inflows from different avenues, Saudi Arabia, China and International Monetary Fund (IMF).The timing of fund flows …

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Can Saudi package resolve all the woes of Pakistan?

Can Saudi package resolve all the woes of Pakistan?

Reportedly, Saudi Arabia has finally agreed to offer Pakistan a US$6 billion support package to overcome its prevailing precarious current account deficit crisis. According to the details the Kingdom will transfer US$3 billion directly to Pakistan, while another one-year deferred …

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